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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 12, 2019

Suicides in the county have plateaued slightly since last month, Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen noted Tuesday in his monthly report. In November, the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2019

Due to budgetary issues, short-term solutions are in place to combat crowding at the Fremont County Detention Center, while long-term solutions are on hold, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2019

Fremont is one of only two counties in the state whose total sales and use tax collections went down this year, according to a study by the Wyoming Economic ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2019

Resistance from the county's top prosecutor and, possibly, law enforcement entities to the public inquest into the Sept. 21 shooting death of Anderson Antelope ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 4, 2019

The Riverton Branch Library receives a "way higher" level of foot traffic than its counterparts in Lander and Dubois, Fremont County libraries director Janette ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 29, 2019

Citing citizens' legal rights to defend their own lives and the lives of others from "immediate peril," the Fremont County Attorney's office will not prosecute ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 21, 2019

The timeline of an Ethete woman's arrest and felony charges became a hot topic at her preliminary hearing in Riverton Circuit Court, where she stood accused of ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 21, 2019

Fremont County Library director Janette McMahon is moving on next month, leaving behind what several Fremont County Commissioners called a hard act to ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2019

Wind River Police Department agents might not have to wait for a law to let them cite or arrest non-native offenders on the Wind River Indian Reservation ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2019

The couple caught traveling through South Pass in a pickup full of hidden methamphetamine caches has been transferred to Fre-mont County District ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2019

A 41-year-old Riverton man has been arrested for the fourth in a succession of driving while under the influence charges from the past. Gary Clawson was ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2019

Continuing the theme of how Wyoming and its counties manage mental health patients relegated to their care, attendees at Fremont County Commission meetings ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2019

DUI grows to felony after violent clash with officer By Clair McFarland Staff Writer A woman placed arrested for drunk driving is now facing ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2019

The death of a 20-year-old man that led to the arrest of his aunt has been ruled a homicide. Joshua Friday was found deceased at at mobile home park at ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 10, 2019

The Lander Valley High School Tigers won their second straight Class 3-A state swim and dive championship Saturday in Gillette - by a comfortable ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 10, 2019

A Fremont County man is suing a mining company on accusations that the company stole valuable jade from his claim north of Jeffrey City. Jason Gieske's ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 8, 2019

Objections by Gov. Mark Gordon and Wyoming Game and Fish officials to a proposed bill granting county commissioners influence in designating wildlife migration ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 7, 2019

Leaders at the Center of Hope rehabilitation facility in Riverton are addressing substance abuse over a longer timeline than in the past. Director Ron ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 6, 2019

When police responded to a report that a man had been jumped by many attackers, they soon discovered that the story was a cover-up for a marital dispute gone ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 6, 2019

Part 1 of 2 Leaders at the Center of Hope rehabilitation facility in Riverton have noticed a higher demand for long-term substance abuse treatment than in ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 3, 2019

After at least four checks were stolen from a Riverton woman purchasing cleaning products, two people were charged with forgery. A man identified as Antone ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 3, 2019

A survey by U.S. Drug Test Centers physician and CEO Jonathan Baktari indicates that young people in Wyoming use less marijuana - but drink more alcohol - ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 20, 2019

Community members are invited to help rebuild the Fremont County Alliance Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse shelter by attending the annual Purple ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 20, 2019

Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun has several legal concerns about the public inquest planned in the matter of a fatal, officer-involved shooting that ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 20, 2019

A public hearing has been scheduled to determine whether Wind River Tribal Court chief judge Sara Robinson is to be removed from her office. A public ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2019

After months of negotiations, the city of Riverton has struck an agreement to house municipal inmates in the Washakie County Jail. In the past, city ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2019

Wyoming State Auditor Kristi Racines addressed a crowd at the state convention for the Wyoming Federation of Republican Women, held Oct. 3-5 at the Holiday Inn ...


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